Monthly Archives August 2015

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Firsts Press Release – Chattanooga

Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Firsts Press Release – Chattanooga

Hey Hey Hey! New Animation-Inspired Exhibit, Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Firsts Panel Exhibition to Open at The Bessie Smith Cultural Center

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Firsts Exhibition

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Black Character Revolution Firsts – An Exhibition Featuring A Timeline Of The First Appearances Of Positive Black Animation Characters In Television History

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An Illustrated History Of Soul Food

An Illustrated History Of Soul Food

James Beard Award-winning author and noted soul-food scholar Adrian Miller unpacks the complex origins of a cuisine rooted in both triumph and anguish.

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10 Black-Owned Ice Cream Shops You Should Know

10 Black-Owned Ice Cream Shops You Should Know

Today is National Soft Ice Cream Day, so it’s only right that we share some of our favorite black-owned ice cream shops around the country. The following businesses serve the best in all things frozen from soft ice cream to frozen yogurt and custard. If you know of an amazing black-owned ice cream shop or brand that should be added, comment below!

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The Year in Southern Restaurants: The Farmer & the Larder

The Year in Southern Restaurants: The Farmer & the Larder

Matthew Raiford and Jovan Sage get up around dawn most days, to take care of a few regular farm chores: feeding the chickens, checking on the ducks, weeding the fields.

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DRE’S NEW “COMPTON” FUNK!

DRE’S NEW “COMPTON” FUNK!

Andre Romelle Young, better known as Dr. Dre, has dropped his new album “Compton”.  The release came like a thief in the night, with minimal promotion and fanfare, just before the movie “Straight Outta Compton” hits theaters.

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